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<em>Ronald Lee Paulson, 2016 booking photo.	</em>Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office

Paulson sentenced to 12 years for mid-1980s statutory rapes

PORT ORCHARD — Former Poulsbo resident Ronald Lee Paulson will serve 12…

 

Children of the Nations joins Global #GivingTuesday Movement | Helping Hands

Pledges to give blankets to children in need

  • Nov 21st, 2017

 

Clock is ticking for Kingston Food Bank

Rent money runs out in two years

 

Kingston Severe Weather Shelter will be open Thanksgiving night

KINGSTON — The Kingston Severe Weather Shelter will be open from 6:30…

  • Nov 21st, 2017

Bremerton City Council will get a third new member

Vacancy created by Wheeler’s election as mayor

Storm debris disposal options available

PORT ORCHARD — As is often the case during the winter, Kitsap…

St. Gabriel’s Winter Bazaar is Dec. 1-3 in Port Orchard

PORT ORCHARD — St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church in Port Orchard once again…

Steven Strachan, chief of the Bremerton Police Department since 2013, becomes executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs on Jan. 1.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Strachan leaving Bremerton police for new opportunity

“I have a really intense interest in working to move law enforcement forward”

Steven Strachan, chief of the Bremerton Police Department since 2013, becomes executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs on Jan. 1.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Port Orchard’s Home Made Cafe wins edg3 Fund award

$20,000 award goes to fund kitchen renovations

Knife fight at SK party sends two to hospital

SOUTH KITSAP — An out-of-control house party in South Kitsap Nov. 17…

<em>North Kitsap’s Dax Solis rushes with Archbishop Murphy’s John Land-Quinn giving chase Nov. 17 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish. </em>Kevin Clark/The (Everett) Daily Herald

Archbishop Murphy edges past North Kitsap 28-21

Fourth quarter 54-yard touchdown run by Division-I recruit Kyler Gordon

<em>North Kitsap’s Dax Solis rushes with Archbishop Murphy’s John Land-Quinn giving chase Nov. 17 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish. </em>Kevin Clark/The (Everett) Daily Herald

Strengthening opportunities for better lives

KINGSTON — ShareNet’s annual Neighbor Aid campaign is underway. The amount raised…

  • Nov 16th, 2017
Adelia Ritchie at the Greater Hansville Community Center during a recent Tuesday Talk on global climate change.
                                Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Hansville heats up with climate change discussion

HANSVILLE — The big discussion on global climate change came to a…

Adelia Ritchie at the Greater Hansville Community Center during a recent Tuesday Talk on global climate change.
                                Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group
Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent testifies in opposition to the closure of Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, Feb. 21. She fought to keep acute care available in Kitsap’s largest city. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Mayor Lent contemplates future when term ends

Bremerton’s next mayor says voters wanted change

Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent testifies in opposition to the closure of Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, Feb. 21. She fought to keep acute care available in Kitsap’s largest city. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

CHI Franciscan certificate of need upheld

Harrison Silverdale expansion cleared; Bremerton will get a new clinic

<em>The Silverdale Way road improvement project will take Silverdale Way and Byron Street from this (top) to this (bottom). But business leaders want to minimize the impacts on Old Town businesses while the project is underway.</em>
                                Kitsap County Public Works

Silverdale Way road improvement project update

SILVERDALE — Here’s what to expect this week on the Silverdale Way…

  • Nov 16th, 2017
<em>The Silverdale Way road improvement project will take Silverdale Way and Byron Street from this (top) to this (bottom). But business leaders want to minimize the impacts on Old Town businesses while the project is underway.</em>
                                Kitsap County Public Works

Shelter available for those in need during winter

POULSBO — It’s getting colder at night. And darker earlier in the…

Two boats on the northwestern end of Liberty Bay were beached when heavy winds on Monday blew them free from their anchorage. Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group

Heavy winds beach boats, damage boathouse

POULSBO – Two boats were beached and a boathouse was damaged during…

Two boats on the northwestern end of Liberty Bay were beached when heavy winds on Monday blew them free from their anchorage. Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group

Shooting reported near Sylvan Way and Spruce Avenue | Updated

Two individuals detained, being interviewed

Drury is Port Orchard’s new municipal court judge

PORT ORCHARD — The City of Port Orchard has a new municipal…

Behavioral Health Outreach Program entering its third year

POULSBO – The Behavioral Health Outreach Program helps Kitsap County’s first responders…

Remains found near Neah Bay identified as missing 79-year-old Kitsap County man

NEAH BAY — The remains of a body found in the Strait…

  • Nov 14th, 2017
Most of the damage from the fire was done to an outdoor carport area.
                                CKFR / Courtesy photo

No injuries in Bremerton house fire

Structure still safe for occupation

Most of the damage from the fire was done to an outdoor carport area.
                                CKFR / Courtesy photo

Rolfes selected to chair Senate Ways Means Committee

Will be the state Senate’s chief budget writer and negotiator

  • Nov 14th, 2017

Port Orchard student earns WWU scholarship

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University student Claudia Luz Rocha, daughter of Pascual…

One injury in a three-car crash

PORT ORCHARD — One person was injured in a three-car collision 11:11…

Teen girl ‘very seriously’ injured by fallen tree

PORT ORCHARD — A 15-year-old girl was “very seriously” injured Nov. 13…

Some Kitsap roads closed by downed trees — Updated 10 a.m. Nov. 14

PORT ORCHARD — Windy, wet weather to start this week is reminding…

Explorer Academy’s AM classes canceled

PORT ORCHARD — All classes, including those scheduled this afternoon, at South…

Poulsbo fire fighters assist at the scene of a vehicle collision on Highway 305 and Liberty Road, Nov. 13. The cause of the crash was not immediately known, but it coincided with traffic signals losing electrical power, presumably because of the wind storm. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)

Windstorm wreaks havoc on Kitsap

POULSBO — Winds wreaked havoc on Kitsap Nov. 13, knocking out power…

Poulsbo fire fighters assist at the scene of a vehicle collision on Highway 305 and Liberty Road, Nov. 13. The cause of the crash was not immediately known, but it coincided with traffic signals losing electrical power, presumably because of the wind storm. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap defeats W.F. West 38-7 | State playoffs

With the win, Vikings travel to Everett to take on top-ranked 2A Archbishop Murphy

Mayor Becky Erickson welcomes Ugandan Ambassador to the United States Mull S. Katende and a Ugandan delegation Nov. 10 in the Elmer’s restaurant banquet room. Katende and other Ugandan officials visited Poulsbo as part of a regional tour to develop political and trade relationships. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Ugandan ambassador, officials visit Poulsbo

Tour City Hall, have lunch in town before continuing on regional tour

  • Nov 10th, 2017
Mayor Becky Erickson welcomes Ugandan Ambassador to the United States Mull S. Katende and a Ugandan delegation Nov. 10 in the Elmer’s restaurant banquet room. Katende and other Ugandan officials visited Poulsbo as part of a regional tour to develop political and trade relationships. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Sidney Museum Association to host meeting, holiday party

PORT ORCHARD — The Sidney Museum and Arts Association is offering a…

Poulsbo pals Edward Iversen, USAF, and Bob McClelland, U.S. Army, meet in Korea in 1953. (Contributed photo)

Friends will pay tribute to classmate on Veterans Day

Robert L. McClelland served with distinction in the Korean War

  • Nov 10th, 2017
Poulsbo pals Edward Iversen, USAF, and Bob McClelland, U.S. Army, meet in Korea in 1953. (Contributed photo)

Bremerton surgeon, charged with sex felony, could face additional discipline from state

BREMERTON — A Bremerton orthopedic surgeon accused of sexual misconduct with a…

Multiple car collision on 305 near Bond Road

POULSBO — A southbound vehicle on Highway 305 lost control and crossed…

Fugitive believed to be in Port Orchard area

PORT ORCHARD — A convicted, “high-violent” offender is on the loose and…

Redeemer holiday bazaar to open Friday

KINGSTON – The holiday season is fast approaching, and for those looking…

Tuesday Talk topic: global warming

HANSVILLE – Things are set to heat up at the Greater Hansville…

Bukowsky considering taking office as Poulsbo City Council member | 2017 Election

Mayor says he might be able to participate in meetings by Skype